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Ski Holidays to Borovets
Borovets is one of Bulgaria’s most scenic resorts, as it is located at the feet of the stunning Rila Mountains and surrounded by fragrant pine forests. People from all over Europe come here to ski and snowboard the 58 kilometres of pistes that snake across the mountains. One of the biggest draws to Borovets is that there is a wide range of accommodation, dining and nightlife options, and sights to suit every taste and budget.
What to see and do in Borovets
Most people come to Borovets during the winter to take advantage of the excellent skiing and snowboarding here. There are many different ski runs appropriate for athletes of all skill levels. For those who want to learn to ski on a holiday to Borovets, there are many professional instructors who speak a number of languages. There is also a beautiful cross-country ski trail here.
Food lovers will find much to enjoy at the many restaurants in Borovets. The dining establishments range from trendy restaurants serving modern European cuisine, Bulgarian taverns serving traditional regional dishes, steakhouses, pizza and pasta joints, Chinese food restaurants, and more. In addition, Borovets has many pubs, bars, and nightclubs that offer great happy hour deals. Many of these nightlife venues stay open until the early hours of the morning.
For those looking for a break from the slopes, the Rila Monastery makes for an interesting day trip. This UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Rilska River valley was originally built in the 10th century, and has been rebuilt and restored many times over the centuries. Here visitors can see the amazing Rafail’s Cross, a wooden cross that was whittled into over 100 religious scenes containing over 600 figures. From the courtyard outside there are incredible views of the misty mountains surrounding the monastery.
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